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Nikon's Coolpix 880, a 3.34 megapixel digital camera for $799, will ship in September.


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NEWS AUGUST 28, 2000
Nikon To Ship Coolpix 880 Digital Camera

3.34 megapixel model for $799

by David Nagel
Executive Producer
[email protected]

Nikon today announced its new Coolpix 880, a 3.34 megapixel digital camera with a 2.5x (38 mm to 95 mm) Zoom-Nikkor lens. The camera is designed for simplicity, offering 11 different pre-programmed shooting modes, including: Fireworks, Copy (Whiteboard/Paper), Beach/Snow, Portrait, Party, Nighttime Portrait, Sunset, Landscape, Closeup, Nighttime Landscape and Backlight.

Other features include:

  • Five-area multi-autofocus;
  • A new "Quick Review" function that allows users to see each picture immediately after shooting it;
  • Manual mode for more advanced photographers;
  • Ability to shoot up to a 40-second QuickTime video file;
  • One-touch startup;
  • Mode selection with a pictorial dial;
  • USB port for Macintosh and Windows.

The Coolpix 880 is compatible with a variety of Coolpix lenses (using optional step-down ring), including telephoto, wide angle and fisheye. The Coolpix 880 will hit retail stores in September and will come bundled with a battery and a Lexar Media 8 MB CompactFlash card. It will sell for $799.95. For more information, visit http://www.nikonusa.com.

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